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[DHS Memo] Nov 20, 2014: Policies for the Apprehension, Detention and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants

This memorandum reflects new policies for the apprehension, detention, and removal of aliens in this country.

This memorandum should be considered Department-wide guidance, applicable to the activities of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

This memorandum should inform enforcement and removal activity, detention decisions, budget requests and execution, and strategic planning.